"Any British leader is harmed domestically in terms of public standing by association with President Bush, the reverse will happen with President Obama. Obama reminds people of the better angels [sic? Did she really mean winged things with harps, or did the Telegraph intend to transcribe it as 'angles'? --ed.] of America."It's not about what Barack Obama can do for America or humanity, see, it's all about Obama!. Makes one wonder how many Obama posters she's got on her bedroom walls.
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Miss Power is the self proclaimed "genocide chick", [Snicker. --ed.] who won the Pulitzer Prize for her reporting from Bosnia.
She plays basketball with George Clooney [Cue the swooning. --ed.] and is the inspiration for the latest David Hare play.
This auburn haired Irish journalist is a professor at Harvard, the founder of a human rights think tank and was cited by Men's Vogue as one of the most beautiful women in the world. [Uh, it's not like I'm gonna leave my wife and write bad checks. --ed.]
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In America, Miss Power has been compared to Condoleeza Rice.
"I'm nothing like her," she says. "I don't have any conventional political ambition." [Nor any, you know, actual foreign policy experience. --ed.]
But if Mr Obama wins the Presidential race she is likely to remain a powerful force. "I'd do anything he asked me to do. It's not about working for the next President of the United States, it's Obama. If he ran General Motors I'd be working for him."
Alas, Ms. Power has been banished from His Holy Presence for, well, for calling a spade a spade.
Samantha Power, a senior foreign policy adviser to Sen. Barack Obama, resigned Friday morning after calling Sen. Hillary Clinton a "monster" in an interview with a European newspaper.I love the smell of the Democratic Party melting down in the morning!